Definition of Caprivi Strip in English:

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Caprivi Strip

Pronunciation: /kəˌprēvē ˈstrip/
A narrow strip in Namibia that extends toward Zambia from the northeastern corner of Namibia and reaches the Zambezi River.

Origin

Named after Leo Graf von Caprivi, German imperial Chancellor 1890–94 at the time when this region became part of the colony of German Southwest Africa.

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